List of denied objects for transportation

Restrictions on air travel baggage contents in all EU airports

All originating, transfer and transit passengers and their cabin baggage should be screened in order to prevent prohibited articles from being introduced into security restricted areas and on board an aircraft.

PROHIBIТED IТEMS LIST

1. The following articles are prohibited in the саbin of an aircraft and in security restricted areas for security reasons:

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а) Guns, firearms and other devices that discharge projectiles designed to cause serious injuries by discharging ргоjесtilеs, including:

  • firearms of all types, including pistols, revolvers, rifles, and shotguns;
  • toy guns, replicas and imitation firearms that might be mistaken for real weapons;
  • parts of firearms, excluding telescopic sights;
  • compressed air and carbon dioxide guns, including pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns;
  • signal flare pistols and starter pistols;
  • bows crossbows and arrows;
  • harpoon guns and spear guns; and
  • slingshots and catapults;

b) Stunning devices designed specifically to stun or immobilize, including:

  • devices or shocking, such as stun guns and stun batons;
  • animal stunners and animal killers; and
  • disabling and incapacitating chemicals, gases and sprays, such as mace, pepper or capsicum sprays, acid sprays, animal repellent sprays, and tear gas;

с) Objects with sharp point or sharp edges, that might be used causing serious injuries, including:

  • items designed or chopping, such as axes, hatchels and cleavers;
  • ice axes and ice picks;
  • razor blades and box cutters;
  • knives with blades of more than 6 cm;
  • scissors with blades more than 6 cm as measured from 1116 fulcrum;
  • martial arts equipment with sharp points or sharp edges; and
  • swords and sables;

d) working tools that might be used either to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of aircraft.
Including:

  • crowbars;
  • drills and bits, inducing cordless portable power drills;
  • tools with blades more than 6 cm capable of use as weapons, such as screwdrivers and chisels;
  • saws, including cordless portable power saws;
  • blowtorches; and
  • bolt guns and nail guns;

е) blunt instruments that might be used to cause serious injury when used to hit including:

  • baseball and softball bats;
  • clubs and batons, such as bill clubs, blackjacks and night sticks; and
  • martial and equipment;

f) explosives and incendiary substances and devices that might be used to cause serious injury or threatening the safety of aircraft, including:

  • ammunition;
  • blasting caps;
  • detonators and fuses:
  • replica or imitation explosive devices;
  • mines, grenades and other explosive military stores:
  • pyrotechnics, including fireworks;
  • smoke-generating canisters or cartridges: and
  • dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives;

g) LAGs as specified in the guidance material for security controls of LAGs.

Before screening, LAGs should be removed from cabin baggage and should be screened separately, unless the equipment used for the screening of cabin baggage is also capable of screening multiple closed LAG containers inside baggage.

Exemptions from LAGs screening LAGs carried by passengers may be exempted from screening if the LAG is:

  • in individual containers with a capacity not greater than 100 millilitres or equivalent in one transparent re-sealable plastic bag of a capacity not exceeding 1 litre, whereby the contents of the plastic bag fit comfortably and the bag is completely closed; or
  • to be used during the trip and is either required for medical purposes or a special dietary requirement, including baby food. When requested to do so the passenger should provide proof of authenticity of the exempted LAG; or
  • obtained airside beyond the point where boarding passes are controlled from outlets that are subject to approved security procedures as part of the airport security programme, on condition that the LAG is packed in a STEB inside which satisfactory proof of purchase at airside at that airport on that day is displayed; or
  • obtained in the security restricted area from outlets that are subject to approved security procedures as part of the airport security programme; or
  • obtained at a Member State airport where LAGs were subject to security measures recognised equivalent to the standard detailed in Doc 30, on condition that the LAG is packed in a STEB inside which satisfactory proof of purchase at airside at that airport on that day is displayed; or
  • obtained on board an aircraft, on condition that LAGs were subject to security measures recognised equivalent to the standard detailed in Doc 30 at the point of departure and that the LAG is packed in a STEB inside which satisfactory proof of purchase on board that aircraft on that day is displayed. ]

2. Explosive or incendiary substances or devices capable of being used to cause serious injury or, threatening the safety of aircraft, are prohibited in the hold of an aircraft for safety reasons, including the following (rules granting exemptions under defined circumstances may exist):

a) blasting caps;

с) detonators and fuses;

d) mines, grenades and other explosive military stores;

е) pyrotechnics, including fireworks;

f) smoke-generating canisters or cartridges; and

g) dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.